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I’m back at Foodperson, come on in

July 27th, 2011 · 2 Comments · General

UPDATE: Links fixed below.  In the year+ since I posted, has continued to get traffic and even comments, a nice compliment, I think. One thing I see from looking at the traffic statistics is that people who arrive here via Web searches definitely are looking for how-to information. Heaven knows there’s a lot of […]

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A return to the Foodperson venue

October 26th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Farmers markets, General

I’m back, at least a little bit. I finished the manuscript I was working on and took a wee breather. I also presented the two classes I’d signed up for at the Community Mercantile, and signed on as a new member of the Lawrence Farmers Market board of directors. (This post’s photos are from the […]

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Official’s promotion of local food great to see

August 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Food in the news, General, local food

Did you see the local-food item in the Journal-World yesterday? The story buried the news peg (as we who used to be in the news biz would call it), which is that county Commissioner Nancy Thellman (at right) is planning to seek establishment of a food commission or advisory board to promote the local food […]

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What is most important to new cooks?

July 13th, 2009 · 15 Comments · General

I’ve signed on to teach two cooking classes this fall at the Community Mercantile, and I need your help. The first class, on September 22, will be Cooking 101. Here’s the current class description, which is subject to revision: Cooking 101. So you want to cook your own meals but you don’t know boil from […]

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Heartland Harvest Garden worth a trip

June 15th, 2009 · 2 Comments · General

If the whole “edible landscape” notion has seemed unrealistic to you, the Heartland Harvest Garden at Powell Gardens in Missouri just might make you reconsider. Heartland Harvest Garden, which officially opened Sunday (June 14, 2009) is 12 acres of edible landscape, which garden officials claim make it the biggest such garden in the country. Timely […]

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Children find food excitement in their cherry tree

June 10th, 2009 · 3 Comments · General, local food

Anyone who doubts the power of seeing food grow should witness my neighbor boys. These guys learned last year that their new house came with a cherry tree, and they were passingly interested. They weren’t that crazy about the cherry pie I made, but something must have clicked in their young brains such that they […]

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